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, in today's president obama will be laying out the state of the union. it is the speech he will use to lay the groundwork for his next four years in office. he is setting the stage for the spending showdown that will play out over the next few weeks. >> the economy, jobs, and the middle class are expected to be center stage on tuesday night as president obama delivers his fourth state of the union address. the president will be trying to take the high ground from republicans in the fight over budget cuts. >> they would rather ask more from the majority of americans and put our recovery at risk than close a single tax loophole for the wealthy. >> the president and democrats are demanding what they see as a fair balance. >> we need more revenue and more cuts. of like to see that in a bold proposal. >> if there is no deal by march 1, automatic spending cuts taken. >> these reductions do not make sense. we will hurt a lot of people. it is up to the president to act now. >> not everyone believes the across-the-board cuts could hurt the economy. >> the president is talking about a sequester. the
's last four addresses. you can set your watch by the regularity of president obama's state of the union speeches. he spends roughly the same amount of time on the same topics in the same order. the one exception was 2011 when he deviated a bit from the script in the aftermath of an event. the shooting in tucson, arizona. the president finds himself in the same environment on 2013, updating congress on how the country is doing following another horrific mass shooting. that leaves us with two possibilities from the president on tuesday night. either a moment history will remember because it's impossible to forget or simply another regularly scheduled update that comes from time-to-time as the founders intended. when we come back, the panel weighs in on how the president can make tuesday night historic. financial obstacles military families face, we understand. our financial advice is geared specifically to current and former military members and their families. [ laughs ] dad! dad! [ applause ] [ male announcer ] life brings obstacles. usaa brings retirement advice. call or visit
. >>> in other news, president obama will deliver his state of the union tomorrow night. he's expected to push for more investment in infrastructure and clean energy. he'll zero in on the issue of the middle class advocating for what he described last week as a, quote, economy that works for everybody. tomorrow's speech is also going to focus on immigration, climate change and gun violence. big themes from the president's inaugural address last month. then on wednesday the president hits the road. he goes to asheville, north carolina. a three state tour. the presidential barnstorming is also going to hit atlanta and chicago later in the week. in tuesday's speech in the house chamber the president is going to come face to face with his congressional critics, including those who are now vowing to oppose his nomination for top cabinet spots. lindsey graham is leading that efrt. he's threatening to hold up those picks until the white house delivers more information on the september 11th attack in benghazi. >> i don't think we should allow brennan to go forward for the cia directorship, hagel to be
on chicago's south side two weeks ago. her parents will be the obamas' guest at the state of the union address tomorrow night. "outfront" tonight, ted rowlands. what is the latest in the search for her killer? >> well, erin, two people are in custody. they're being called persons of interest at this point, but we are expekting an update at some point in this investigation from chicago police. the bottom line, in this case like many murders in this city, it's been very difficult to make a arrest because people are so reluctant to tell police what they know. >> hi, my name is hadiya. >> the murder of 15-year-old honor student hadiya pendleton is a case that people in chicago want solved. the high school sophomore who had just returned from performing as a majorette at the presidential inauguration was killed in this park after finish agfinal exam, but getting witnesses to help make an arrest has been difficult. >> people are rightfully concernconcern ed about their participation as witnesses in this case or in any other case that volves a murder. >> chicago police say attacks against wit
have to admire him. >> and here at home one day ahead of president obama's state of the union address, vice president biden is meeting with law enforcement officials in philadelphia about reducing gun violence. while victims of gun violence, like former congresswoman gabby giffords, takes a stand. >> we have a problem where we shop, where we pray, where our children go to school. take it from me. congress must act. >> and this hour president obama will be awarding the medal of army to staff sergeant clinton for courage under fire in afghanistan. he is only the fourth living recipient of the military's highest honor for service in iraq or afghanistan. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. a stunning announcement this morning from rome. pope benedict xvi is abdicating his office. joining me now is ann thompson, lee at st. patrick's cathedral in new york city, of course, and nbc vatican analyst george weigel is here with me, and we begin with claudio. you were shocked by this. people in st. peter's square didn't even know that it was happening. tell us what happened. >> n
in washington. when president obama delivers his state of the union is speech tuesday, one big issue will be sequestration. $85 billion in automatic spending cuts due to kick in march 1. the white house now warns this will mean damaging layoffs of teachersers law enforcement and food safety inspectors and the pentagon will be hit, too. they propose a mix of spending cuts and, yes, more taxes through limiting deductions for the wealthy. i sat down late friday with house democratic leader nancy pelosi and asked her are about the fast approaching deadline. congress woman pa lo pelosi, we back to "fox news sunday." >> welcome to the capitol. >> the white house says sequestration will have a severe effect on many americans. house republicans agree but say the answer is to find other spending cuts, not tax hikes. >> i would think that sequestration is a bad idea all around. this should be something that is out of the question. the fact is we have had plenty of spending cuts. $1.6 trillion in the budget control act. what we need is growth. we he need growth with jobs. and if you have spendi
obama, first on tuesday, he'll have the state of union address and talk about the economy and jobs. maine's senator angus king, an independent, will be here to give us what he thinks the president should say. >> plus a tense -- intense as well, search for a former lapd service on a killing spree. the tactic authorities are using to try to bring him in. sometimes what we suffer from is bigger than we think ... like the flu. with aches, fever and chills- the flu's a really big deal. so why treat it like it's a little cold? there's something that works differently than over-the-counter remedies. prescription tamiflu attacks the flu virus at its source. so don't wait. call your doctor right away. tamiflu is prescription medicine for treating the flu in adults and children one year and older whose flu symptoms started within the last two days. before taking tamiflu tell your doctor if you're pregnant, nursing. have serious health conditions, or take other medicines. if you develop an allergic reaction, a severe rash, or signs of unusual behavior, stop taking tamiflu and call your doctor
, liz trotter's sunday commentary. >> president obama will deliver historic blizzard state of the union speech tuesday. you might ask, why do we need one? are america people to starved for the president's words and images that another scheduled prime time photo op is urgent? does a week go by when we don't see him on television? according to a survey, the president has delivered a total of 1,852 speeches, remarks and comments. about a third of the time using a teleprompter. even as tv ratings go south, the state of the union remains a political day of obligation, a relic of a less flashy time. no one should question the legal argue. the president shall from time to time give to the congress information on the state of the union and recommend considerations as you judges necessary and expedient. some argue we're well aware of the liberal issues hammered home by mr. obama. immigration, gun control, climate control, more promises to create jobs, et cetera, et cetera. we heard most of this in the inaugural address weeks ago. it isn't as though the speech will write a new chapter. why not ab
the obama administration is weak enough, i think the european union and its chief negotiator are weak enough that there's a risk that some weakening of the sanctions could well take place just as the price to get iran to the table. i think that's a big mistake because i think it prefigures other concessions in the negotiations that will be even more harmful. >> they seem to be talking out both sides of their mouth. about what, two years ago i sat down with ahmadinejad. at that time he sent a letter to president obama and he was upset. he hadn't gotten a response which is one reason they wanted to do the interview. he was blaming obama for not responding to him. as you mentioned, here's the supreme leader, here's his quote. he says, quote, the u.s. is pointing a gun at iran and wants us to talk to them. the iranian nation will not be intimidated by these actions, direct talks will not solve any problems. so as you say, why pursue direct talks if they're already turning us down? >> well, there's a split between. ayatollah and ahmadinejad whose term will expire later this year, so these are at
will give the republican response to president obama's state of the union address coming up on tuesday. in english, and in spanish. party leaders usually pick a rising star to give the prime time speech. senator rubio follows former indiana governor mitch daniels, republican congressman paul ryan before he became the vice presidential nominee. rob mcdonnell and louisiana governor bobby jindal who you will recall didn't get rave reviews. jonathan hunt is here. so, jonathan, probably no coincidence in this case that he became one of the leading voices of the immigration issue. >> yeah, of course, a lot of analysts and indeed many leading republicans believe that the party stance on immigration was one of the reasons, if not the main one that the republicans did so badly in terms of the hispanic vote in the last election. 12.2 hispanics voted. president obama got 71% of those votes to governor romney's 27%. so, step forward senator rubio. one of that bipartisan group of 8 senators who made a series of immigration reform proposals last month just ahead of the president. senator rubio, of c
. the florida senator has been elect to do give the republican response to president obama's state of the union on tuesday. house speaker john boehner and mitch mcconnell made the decision yesterday. rubio's experience from an immigrant's family is perfect to battle the president's vision of bigger government and higher taxes. 3 hours from now president obama will speak about his faith in washington. 3,000 religious and community leaders from 140 countries are expected to attend as well as joe biden and first lady michelle obama. every president since identifies enhour has attended that event. that is your 5@5:00. >>> just hours before the face of the drone program john brennan faces tough questions during a senate confirmation hearing. president obama backtracks agreeing to show congress justifying the use of drones to kill americans. good morning peter. >> good morning, heather. basically what happened here is the president has come out and he has said all of the information about drones -- excuse me. he made a last minute decision to show congress the secret documents that gives him the auth
into the catholic church. >> twitter? women? anyway, after the break, during tomorrow night's state of the union president obama is expected to offer a clear message regarding his prescriptions for economic recovery. as for republicans, not so much. we'll discuss the president's agenda and the gop's mixed messages. next on "now." [ whirring ] [ creaking ] [ male announcer ] trophies and awards lift you up. but they can also hold you back. unless you ask, what's next? [ zapping ] [ clang ] this is the next level of performance. the next level of innovation. the next rx. the f sport. this is the pursuit of perfection. gives you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone but her likes 50% more cash, but i have an idea. do you want a princess dress? yes. cupcakes? yes. do you want an etch-a-sketch? yes! do you want 50% more cash? no. you got talent. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on every purchase plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you earn. it's the card for people who like more cash. what's in your wallet? i usually say that.
obama delivers the first state of the union address of his second term and the officials say the president will focus his speech on booking the economics and threaten gun cell. -- gun control. >> the president may also use tuesday's toords announce the next step for ending the war in afghanistan by the end of 2014. >> it's 5:70 and 24 degrees on tv hill. the f.d.a. is warning doctors about a fake version of the cancer drug avast inand what you need to know. >> and the m.c.a. is in the hot seat for recording the conversations of passengers. is that uncon constitutional? >> 11 news sunday morn [ telephone rings ] good evening, this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. how dowe get doing...olished room and make it shine? ...with a store full of ways to get it done. we can all throw on our work clothes... ...and throw out any doubt. because right now's the time to take those rooms from... ..."think i can do this?" to... ..."let me show you what i just did." more saving. more doing. that's the power of the
begin an aspirin regimen. [ woman ] learn from my story. >> jeff: president obama delivers his state of the union address to a joint session of congress tuesday night. administration sources are signaling the speech will focus on the economy and job creation. a white house spokesman called today for quick senate confirmation of the nominees for cia director and defense secretary saying any delay would be quote, playing politics. that statement followed republican senator lindsay graham's vow on face the nation to block the nominations of john brennan and chuck hagel pending more answers on the attacks in benghazi last september. >> i don't think we should allow brennan to go forward for the cia directorship hagel to be confirmed as secretary of defense until the white house gives us an accounting. >> jeff: there are still 102,000 coalition troops in afghanistan. and today marked a change of command for them. marine general john all when who is in line to become nato's supreme european commander passed the baton to marine general joseph dunford in a ceremony at coalition headquarters
in motion. >> welcome back. we're just two days away from president obama's state of the union address and the economy is expected to be the main focus of that speech. and will it also echo the president's inauguration speech? joining us now to weigh in is the host of fox news sunday, chris wallace, thanks for coming on and what do you expect to hear from the speech on tuesday? >> what i expect to hear is what the white house says we're going to here and where the president in his inaugural address talks a lot about social equality and social issues, gay rights and climate change. and talking more about the economy and the middle class, a lot of things you heard during the campaign and interestingly enough for the talks of the sequester and cuts that kick in on march 1st he'll talk about new spending on education and structure and energy and manufacturing, the idea that we've got to boost the economy and again this theme we've got to boost the middle class. >> alisyn: as you know, chris, some of his inaugural speech got some criticism from the right and they thought it was just a progr
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response to president obama's state of the union address on tuesday. rubio aides are busy trying to spread the nonsense that he will write his own speech. senator rubio did an interview with buzz feed last night while drinking beer, a necessary proof to political reporters that you're a regular guy. >> what we have to do is identify those principles and turn those into policies that speak for the 21st century. >> marco rubio seems to think republicanism is so wicked complicated that it takes like years to teach. >> to convince people that what we stand for, that free enterprise and limited government is the best way to create the condition for their dreams to be possible. that's hard work. that takes time to explain to people, it may take more than one election cycle. >> it sounds like it's going to take more than 12 minutes after a state of the union address to teach america this very, very complicated thing that free enterprise is good for you. >> they've been trying for a long time and americans just aren't getting it. that's the problem. i went back and reread mitch daniel's speech --
be delivering the official republican response to president obama's state of the union address. today the tea party announced its own post-speech presidential nay sayer, kentucky's republican senator rand paul. this is the third such tea party state of the union response. their past two speakers were michele bachmann and herman cain. yep, that's happening on tuesday. happy mardi gras, everybody. >>> okay. let's say you're a doctor, a private physician in any small to mid-sized city in the country. if any of your patients comes to you with an unplanned, unwanted pregnancy, you as her doctor can provide her with a low-risk, outpatient procedure to terminate the pregnancy. you can file a claim with her insurance company. you can both go home to your families. let's say you're a doctor who has chosen to provide abortions to the most vulnerable women, to women without insurance, teens or domestic violence victims. if you're a doctor trying to serve that population in say jackson, mississippi, or sioux falls, south dakota, or little rock, arkansas, or fargo, north dakota, you have a completely diff
response to president obama's state of the union address. today the tea party announced its own post-speech presidential nay sayer, kentucky's republican senator rand paul. this is the third such tea party state of the union response. their past two speakers were michele bachmann and herman cain. yep, that's happening on tuesday. happy mardi gras, everybody. core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. >>> okay. let's say you're a doctor, a private physician in any small to mid-sized city in the country. if any of your patients comes to you with an unplanned, unwanted pregnancy, you as her doctor can provide her with a low-risk, outpatient procedure to terminate the pregnancy. you can file a claim with he
, faraway places don't seem so...far away. ♪ >>> four days before president obama delivers his state of the union, address a new quinnipiac poll shows the job approval rating is sinking, down seven points in two minutes. 46% versus 53% in early december. the president is facing mostly dissatisfied public, just 31% of those polled say they're satisfied with how things are going in the nation. 68% are dissatisfied but breaking the approval among minorities, the numbers soar. among hispanics, 64% and higher among african-americans, 87%. by comparison, the approval of republicans in congress, 19%. that is down six points since december. as for other big names, hillary clinton is the most popular politician in the nation. 61% polled view her favorable. president obama second at 51%. paul ryan, marco rubio, john boehner, all far behind. joining me now karen tumulte and david goodfriend. thank you for joining me. the analysis of the seven-point dive there, if that's the accurate word here, why do you believe the approval rating is sinking from december? >> a couple of things. in december, w
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? >> reporter: i think that's going to be a big focus of president obama's state-of-the-union address. i think he's going to talk about the economy and really focus on the ways in which he would like to see the middle class get back on track. i am told that the themes will echo a lot of what we heard on the campaign trail. i can also tell you that the president at this point in time has a strong working draft of his state-of-the-union address, and his staff has really worked hard to make sure he has had a light schedule specifically during the nighttime this past week heading into this weekend so he can work on putting the final touches on that address. >> you're going to be very glad to know, kristen, my next guest was nodding at your report. he's a guy who's well aware of what state-of-the-union speeches are all about. thank you very much. you've been validated. >>> for an inside look at how much goes into the state-of-the-union address i'm joined by michael waldman who served as chief speech writer and assistant to bill clinton and now president of nyu's law school's brennan center for just
appendelton was gunned down after performing in president obama's inauguration. >> the state of the union address to ramp up public pressure gun control and an issue that will have a sharp divide on both sides of the argument. lynn sweet is with the chicago sun-times and the international and executive editor for "time" magazine and thanks for being with me on this saturday afternoon. >> mayors against illegal guns using personal appeals now to try to make their argument. they released an ad that went up over the past two days or so and it features a number of hall of fame football players, deion sanders, marshall faulk, emmett smith and meanwhile in the last few days, president obama has been flooding twitter with messages including this powerful one on background checks. >> 52% of americans said they support stricter gun laws. this is a quinnipiac university poll. 52%. what can we make of the disparity. >> this is an example of the obama administration that this time, i think it is different this time and there's a persistent, patient ground game and it is being realistic and reasonable
. >>> president obama will deliver his state of the union address tomorrow. a speech white house officials say will focus on jobs and the economy. the president is expected to push for more investments in infrastructure, clean energy and education. he'll zero in on the issue of the middle class, advocating for what he described to house democrats last week as a, quote, economy that works for everybody. tomorrow's speech will also focus on immigration, climate change and gun violence, echoing themes from last month's inaugural address. on wednesday, the president will head to asheville, north carolina, to begin a three-state tour to sell his proposals. the post-state of the union presidential barnstorming will also hit atlanta and end out in chicago later in the week. >> so what proposals are we talking about, mike? i mean mark. anybody? >> gun control. >> gun control. >> immigration. >> they're going to love that in north carolina and georgia. >> education. >> i guess we're going to be -- >> nuclear disarmament. less nuclear bombs. >> so he's bringing up nuclear disarmament again. has anybody
at the state of the union, ted nugent. >> i'll tell you this right now, if barack obama becomes the president in november again, i will either be dead or in jail by this time next year. if you can't galvanize and promote and recruit people to vote for mitt romney, we're done. we'll be a suburb of indonesia next year. we need to ride into that battlefield and chop their heads off in november. >> god. those comments predictably drew the attention of the secret service, thank god, but steve stockman, a member of congress, went ahead and invited nugent to the state of the union address. >>> up next, how did the republican party become the party of conservative white people? well, that's ahead. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. ike our grild lobster and lobster tacos. the bar harbor bake is really worth trying. [ male announcer ] get more during red lobster's lobsterfest. with the year's largest selection of mouth-watering lobster entrees. like our delicious lobster lover's dream, featuring two kinds of succulent lobster tails. or our savory, new grilled maine lobster and lobster
mr. obama delivers the state of the union address to a joint session of congress. senator marco rubio of florida will have the republican response. on wednesday, the 48th academy of country music nominations will be announced. thursday, of course saint valentine's day. on friday a big asteroid 150 feet wide called 2012da14 is expected to pass some 17,000 miles from earth. they're close as asteroids go but they say there's no chance of a collision. on saturday north korea marks the birthday of its late dictator king jong il who died in december of 2011. earlier martha teichner looked at the public policy debate over the u.s. military's use of drones. for a look at the drones themselves what they can do and what they may be able to do some day we turn to our national security correspondent david martin. >> reporter: richard phillips captain of the container ship was more than a little grateful when seal team 6 rescued him from somali pirates. he could have also thanked a little known unmanned aircraft called scan eagle. while phillips drifted in a life boat at the mercy of three armed p
this city has seen in a decade. in a handwritten note to her family, president obama vowed to work to end this senseless violence. and the president has invited more than 100 victims of gun violence and their families to attend next week's state of the union address. the first lady also met with about 30 of hadiya's classmates and friends. many here now wondering if all of this attention from the first family will make the streets of chicago safer for their families. david? >> let's hope so. alex perez, tonight, in chicago. alex, thank you. >>> tonight, we're learning that boeing has conducted a test flight of its troubled 787 dreamliner. the flight took off from seattle, circling and then landing back where it started. the dreamliners have been grounded after so many reports of troubles with that batteries used to power the plane's electrical systems. >>> overseas tonight, a court in cairo has ordered a government to block access to youtube for a month there. the reason, carrying that anti-islam movie that sparked deadly riots last fall. given the dissension inside their new government,
out. >> reporter: the funeral comes on the eve of the president's state of the union address. when he plans to reiterate his push for stiffer gun laws, which includes universal background checks, a ban on assault weapons, and limits on high-capacity magazines. but this week, mr. obama acknowledged the political reality. >> there are regional differences here. and we should respect those. >> reporter: political analysts say the measures will be hard to get through congress. >> and that's just not because of republican opposition to it. there are many democrats up in swing states where gun rights are quite important and are seen as part of the culture. >> reporter: but on chicago's south side today, young voices called on adults to do something. >> we have to stop the violence. it sounds different coming from adults than it does from another teen, and i say to you, we have to stop it now. >> reporter: senior administration officials say in his state of the union address, the president will talk about gun violence and immigration, but they say the speech will focus largely on the economy
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